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Inhibiting Protein in Pancreatic Tumors Slows Down Cancer Growth and Increases Survival Rates

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Georgetown University, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and collaborators have identified a protein that when removed from the body may help pancreatic cancer patients live longer.

The new findings, reported in the journal Gastoenterology, indicate that the protein cadherin 11, or CDH11, which is expressed by cancer-associated fibroblasts but is not found in most cells of a normal pancreas, stimulated immune tolerance to pancreatic tumors. Read more . . . 


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